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Council approves Sewer South deal
February 20, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on Council approves Sewer South deal
Council approves Sewer South deal

Oconee County Council approved an agreement Tuesday night authorizing transfer of ownership and operation of $9 million in sewer lines to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority. 

High blood pressure’s effect on the heart
February 20, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on High blood pressure’s effect on the heart
High blood pressure’s effect on the heart

Doctors constantly tell their patients high blood pressure is not good for the heart, but what does that mean?

Mayor, university president speak at annual program
February 20, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Mayor, university president speak at annual program
Mayor, university president speak at annual program

Clemson Mayor J.C. Cook told the audience gathered Tuesday for the annual State of Clemson program at the Madren Center that 2018 was a very busy year — and he got no argument from Clemson University president Jim Clements.

‘Rebuilding from scratch’: Gift of car helps Seneca woman
February 20, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on ‘Rebuilding from scratch’: Gift of car helps Seneca woman
‘Rebuilding from scratch’: Gift of car helps Seneca woman

Monique Harrison says her life was “spiraling” downward in August before she moved from Virginia and back to her hometown in Seneca.

$35K in Christmas lights a possibility for Westminster
February 20, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on $35K in Christmas lights a possibility for Westminster
$35K in Christmas lights a possibility for Westminster

With Seneca recently showcasing its $75,000 investment in downtown Christmas lights, Westminster City Council discussed the possibility of purchasing new lights at a price tag of $35,000 at its annual planning retreat on Sunday.

City releases skate park funds
February 20, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on City releases skate park funds
City releases skate park funds

Westminster City Council unanimously agreed to release more than $10,000 in donated funds for a scrapped city skate park to nonprofit Team Walhalla Youth Athletics Inc.

Tri-County Tech officials volunteer in communities
February 20, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Tri-County Tech officials volunteer in communities
Tri-County Tech officials volunteer in communities

Last week, 17  Tri-County Technical College employees helped children at Littlejohn Community Center use math, science, engineering and technology to assemble structures made from apple slices, marshmallows, raisins and toothpicks.

The miracle of life: We’re all different
February 20, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on The miracle of life: We’re all different
The miracle of life: We’re all different

For only the second time, I was in a room with all of my grandchildren.

Well, thanks for speaking up …
February 20, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Well, thanks for speaking up …
Well, thanks for speaking up …

Willie: I have lived in Fair Play the majority of my life on the same corner of land

A hand up
February 20, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on A hand up
A hand up

Monique Harrison said she was “rebuilding her life from scratch” when she moved back to Seneca last fall. 

Clemson’s Wednesday game postponed
February 20, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Clemson’s Wednesday game postponed
Clemson’s Wednesday game postponed

Due to forecasted inclement weather, the scheduled game between Clemson baseball and Tennessee Tech today at 4 p.m. at Doug Kingsmore Stadium was postponed, as announced Tuesday. 

Gamecocks score eight unanswered in win over Winthrop
February 20, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Gamecocks score eight unanswered in win over Winthrop
Gamecocks score eight unanswered in win over Winthrop

Trailing 6-0 after three innings, the South Carolina baseball team rallied for eight consecutive runs in an 8-6 win over Winthrop on Tuesday afternoon at Founders Park. 

Bobcats can’t complete comeback against Chester
February 20, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Bobcats can’t complete comeback against Chester
Bobcats can’t complete comeback against Chester

After taking a losing record into the postseason and later enjoying the unexpected benefit of getting to stay home through the duration of its playoff run, the Seneca High School boys’ basketball team was basically playing with house money Tuesday night against Chester.

School board OKs land for new Seneca Middle
February 19, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on School board OKs land for new Seneca Middle
School board OKs land for new Seneca Middle

The Oconee County School Board unanimously approved a recommended 40-acre site at the corner of Garrison Road and Wells Highway for the new Seneca Middle School on Monday night, pending final approval from the South Carolina Department of Transportation and Office of School Facilities.